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Congress: one possibility is a short-term CR

After three weeks of negotiations to produce a bipartisan continuing resolution to keep the government running beyond the end of this month and into December, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., last week took action by offering legislation to fund the government, largely at current levels, through Dec. 294 more words

Congress: CR Saga goes on.

Yesterday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., offered up what he called a “clean” continuing resolution to keep the government funded through Dec. 9, saying it was the result of bipartisan negotiations, including funds to fight the spread of the Zika virus, money for the Department of Veterans Affairs and military construction, and aid for flooded communities in Maryland, Louisiana and others. 342 more words

Scott steers another $25 million toward Zika -- this time for research

Gov. Rick Scott steered another $25 million in state funds toward the Zika virus Thursday — this time toward research and development of a vaccine and improved testing methods. 141 more words

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In USA Today editorial, Scott blames "complete dysfunction" in D.C. for stalled funding of Zika fight

Gov. Rick Scott wrote a guest editorial for Thursday’s USA Today, blaming the “complete dysfunction in Washington” for blocking critical funding to fight the Zika virus. 233 more words

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House Passes Bill Easing Lawsuits Against New Regulations

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday to allow lawsuits to delay major rulemaking even though the White House has threatened to veto the measure over its potential impact on environmental, financial and other regulations. 272 more words

In Congress: A Continuing Resolution dominates.

House and Senate leaders continue to negotiate the details of a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government running beyond the end of this month and into December, through the November election. 527 more words